The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands informs that the vaccination teams of the Canary Islands Health Service have administered 4,120,962 doses of vaccines against the COVID-19. In the Archipelago there are already 1,817,992 people who have received at least one dose, which represents 86.67 percent of the target population in which children between 5 and 11 years of age have been included.
In addition, until yesterday, 1,709,458 people had been immunized who had already received the complete vaccination schedule, which represents 81.49 percent of the target population of the Archipelago.
65,314 boys and girls from 5 to 11 years old with first dose
On the other hand, 65,314 doses of this vaccine have already been inoculated in the pediatric population between 5 and 11 years of age, this means that 47.71 percent of that age group has already received the first dose.
In the currently groups 1 to 7 (residents and healthcare and socio-healthcare staff of residences; healthcare staff; large dependents and main caregivers; vulnerable people; groups with an essential function such as teachers and police officers and people with very high-risk conditions) and 9 (population aged between 50 and 59 years who already reached that percentage) are already vaccinated with two doses between 99.5 and 100%.
In the rest of the age groups, the situation is as follows:
–group 8. People between 60 and 65 years old: 84.42 percent with at least one dose and 70.21 percent with a complete regimen.
–group 10. People between 40 and 49 years old: 61.63% with at least one dose and 89.27% with a complete regimen (including those immunized with Janssen, which was originally a single-dose vaccine).
–group 11. People between 30 and 39 years old: 68.18 percent with at least one dose and 65.26 percent with a complete regimen.
–Group 12. People between 20 and 29 years old: 64.79 percent with a dose and 60.04 percent with a complete regimen.
–Group 13. People between 12 and 19 years old: 82.74 percent with a dose and 80.06 percent with a complete regimen.
–group 14. People between 5 and 11 years old: 65,314 people have received at least one dose, 47.71 percent.
726,792 booster doses
Of this total of administered doses, 726,792 correspond to reinforcement doses against the coronavirus. The booster doses are indicated for all people over 18 years of age and are administered five months after having been vaccinated with the two doses if the inoculation was made with Pfizer or Moderna and three months if it was with Janssen or AstraZeneca. The Ministry of Health insists on the importance of completing the vaccination with the booster dose to complete protection against COVID-19